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RUAF policy brief “The Role of the Private Sector in City Region Food Systems”
February 19, 2018Study
RUAF policy brief “The Role of the Private Sector in City Region Food Systems”
Theme: Food Systems

Increased recognition of the role that food can play in responding to various urban sustainability concerns provides new market and engagement opportunities for the private sector. RUAF Foundation published a policy brief that reports on a recent study, implemented by RUAF and supported by the F&BKP and the CGIAR Water Land and Ecosystems Programme, on the role of the private sector in building more sustainable and resilient city region food systems. »

Recent Dutch policy developments on food and nutrition security
December 17, 2015News
Recent Dutch policy developments on food and nutrition security

Food and nutrition security is one of the main themes in Dutch development policy. The Dutch government believes that the Netherlands can make a significant contribution to global food security due to the extensive knowledge on farming, the innovative business sector and the ambitions of Dutch civil society and knowledge institute partners. »

Fruits and vegetables export as a vehicle to link agriculture and nutrition
December 2, 2015Knowledge activity
Fruits and vegetables export as a vehicle to link agriculture and nutrition
Theme: Nutrition Security

A brief report on the action-oriented discussion event of October 30, 2015, organized by NGWN, F&BKP and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economic Affairs. The meeting forms part of a series of events to scale up Dutch efforts towards achieving nutrition security. »

Changing the Food Game, understanding agro-systems to support transformation
June 4, 2015News
Changing the Food Game, understanding agro-systems to support transformation

As stated in their letter to parliament, the Dutch government has called on partners from the private sector, civil society and knowledge institutions to use the strengths of the Netherlands to eradicate hunger worldwide within a single generation while establishing a sound basis for sustainably feeding nine billion people by 2050. On June 2, 2015, »

Scaling up Dutch Efforts for Global Nutrition
February 20, 2015Knowledge activity
Scaling up Dutch Efforts for Global Nutrition
Theme: Nutrition Security

The Netherlands Working Group on Nutrition, together with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organize an action-oriented discussion event on 10 March 2015, kindly hosted by Unilever Vlaardingen. The aim of the event is to make Dutch policy makers and practitioners aware of the findings of the Global Nutrition »

Policy letter: Dutch contribution to global food security
December 18, 2014News
Policy letter: Dutch contribution to global food security

On November 18, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade & Development Cooperation and the Minister for Agriculture sent their long-awaited letter on global food security to parliament. »